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El Gato Negro
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Breakfast
Description: El Gato Negro is a Bookstore/Coffeehouse providing locals and travelers a comfortable place to enjoy whole foods, interesting conversation, amazing coffee, the best selection of books in Central America, and an ambiance which will make you forget that you have spent four hours with us.We source organic and whole foods locally and import what we cannot find here. Our friends are our bakers, yogurt makers, lettuce growers, bee keepers, coconut oil pressers...... We offer an experience unique in Central America.
Reviewed February 14, 2012

a great place for solo travellers to connect in a relaxed cafe atmosphere. You can lounge there and read--they have a great collection of books. Coffee is great and veggie friendly meals and smoothies available.

2  Thank Suzan H
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Reviewed February 5, 2012

Warm and inviting, the El Gato Negro is place to pick up a good book, people watch and just be. The coffee and pastry's were great and the owners very open and inviting. The selection of books (new and used) are excellent..very well priced and large volume. I drop in whenever I am in San Juan del Sur and have always, always been pleased. Thank you again!

2  Thank ManaNina
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Reviewed February 3, 2012

great, relaxing space. wonderful books for sale and AMAZING smoothies!! definitely should get one before you leave San Juan. (Berry Berry Nice is my fave!)

1  Thank Angelicdevil2010
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Reviewed February 2, 2012

Roasted in-house, not exported. Bought a pound and it was better than any coffee I've had in the US (outside of Kona...).

Review based on coffee, did not eat anything.

Thank NYCSybarite
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Reviewed January 30, 2012

If you're looking for an interesting take on cold coffee beverages, definitely try out El Gato Negro. Their limonada is also tasty. Just wish they were open past 3 pm.

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Thank Maryruth P
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